Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Dr Shanna Jackson
Dr. Shanna Jackson serves as the Associate Vice President of the new Williamson Campus for Columbia State Community College. As COO of the Williamson Campus, Jackson provides oversight for facilities, programming, services and community engagement. Prior to this role Jackson served as the Dean of Extended Services for the college providing leadership for the Office of Economic and Workforce Development and the Clifton, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Williamson County campuses. Jackson also has administrative academic responsibility for the Commercial Entertainment, Film Crew Technology and Hospitality Management programs.
Jackson began her career in manufacturing working for The Pillsbury Company and General Mills. Her 20 years of higher education experience also includes leadership positions with Volunteer State Community College and South College. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a MBA from Florida A&M University and Ed. D. from Tennessee State University.
Jackson is active in numerous organizations. She currently serves on the boards of TMA, Leadership Franklin, Mercy Community Healthcare Advisory Board, Wilson County Industrial Board and Williamson, Inc. For several years she served on the boards of Franklin Tomorrow, Battle of Franklin’s Trust and Franklin’s Charge. She is the former Chair for Women in Business for Williamson, Inc. and Regional Planning Commissioner for the City of Mount Juliet. Jackson is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Societas Docta, Inc. and Women in Higher Education in Tennessee (WHET). She is a past President of WHET and continues to serve on the Executive Board.